Postponement of the AGM
Dear UMA Member,
This is to inform you that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) that was supposed to take place on the 23rd of March 2017 has been postponed.
A new date for the AGM will be communicated.
Sorry for any inconveniences caused!
Guidelines / Criteria for Being Elected onto the UMA Board
Uganda Manufacturers Association General Meeting (AGM) will take place on
Thursday the 23rd of March 2017 starting at 10: 00 am in the UMA Conference
During the General Meeting (AGM) members will elect new office bearers as
the term of the current Board has now come to an end.
For those of you who are interested in being elected as members of the UMA
Board, you are required to take note and or submit the following;
1. Be the rightful owner of the company or the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
2. Must be a fully paid up member or fully paid up company.
3. Submit your full company profile.
NB: The Board reserves the right to verify the credentials of the
recommended CEO if he is not the rightful owner.
The deadline for submission of the above requirements is Tuesday 14th of
Minister of Kampala Hon: Betty Kamya makes courtesy visit to Manufacturers secretariat
The Minister of Kampala Hon: Betty Namisango Kamya paid a courtesy visit to the secretariat in a bid to further cement ties between the Authority and Manufacturers; during the meeting, Owek. Kaddu Kiberu who chaired the meeting on behalf of the UMA Chairman Mr. Amos Nzeyi noted that the Minister has vast experience with the manufacturing sector and was well placed to address some to the issues the secretariat would present most of which were hinged on strengthening the working relationship between the Association and the Authority.
In her communication the Minister thanked the secretariat for answering her call to meet the manufacturing sector. The Minister however explained that she is still new to the Ministry and would require time and a follow up meeting to best offer resounding solutions on the issues raised to which the meeting resolved to schedule another meeting with technocrats from both institutions. The Minister in her concluding remarks pledged to use her office as a conduit for manufacturer’s issues in addition to other government ministries
Exemption of Industrial Plant, Machinery and Spare Parts from PVOC
Dear UMA Member,
This is to inform you that following a petition of Uganda Manufacturers Association to Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Government has agreed to Exempt Industrial Machinery and Spare Parts from the PVOC Inspection Program. This is as long as they are not for re-sale. Subjecting these items to PVOC had contributed to increase in the cost of doing business.
Download Letter from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives for more details.